Schumer: Trump Said He Would Close Government For a ‘Long Time … Even Years’
A meeting Friday between President Donald Trump and newly powerful Democrats ended in continued stalemate as a partial government shutdown wears on. Both sides emerged sounding further entrenched, rendering an end to the impasse ever more elusive. Still, the two sides said that further discussions would occur over the weekend. And newly elected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Trump gained new understanding of Democrats' position during the multi-hour meeting, held in the secure Situation Room.